Unique songwriter celebrated at 2020 Canadian Music Week
On scoring hugely successful animated series Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood and Paw Patrol
The 2020 edition is full of surprises
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“2” sees him stand on his own two feet… but well ensconced
Film editing choices often dictated by his music
Via Calypso Rose, and negotiation with Roaring Lion’s son
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Tips from Front Row Insurance
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
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Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
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Words + Music is the online magazine of SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Just as SOCAN was formed in 1990 by the merger of its predecessor Canadian performing rights organizations PROCAN and CAPAC, their separate magazines merged in 1994 to form Words + Music. Our mission is to provide interesting, high-quality content about the increasingly exciting and
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Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57
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For chart-toppers “Somebody’s Daughter,” “Do No Wron...
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“I want to be guided by simplicity and pleasure”
The Laurentians band takes us inside Monami
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Singer-songwriter finds relief in creativity, connection
Serge Fiori, Michel Normandeau, Serge Locat, Louis Valois
The metalcore band launches its fourth album
Finding beauty in nonsense
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners discusses their process
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